Cannot add nameserver to root servers...

Kevin Darcy kcd at
Tue Jun 11 22:31:35 UTC 2002

HYK_TremorZ at wrote:

> Hi all, i'm trying to add my domain name,, to the root
> servers via my domain registrar,
> Ok this is a bit complicated, so let me list it all out.
> 1. As i said before, the domain name is
> 2. The machine that i'm hosting also happens to be the
> machine that's hosting my nameserver.
> 3. The nameserver is at the university of massachusetts at lowell.
> The nameserver is (so both domains are on here).
> 4. The machine is running mandrake linux 8.2
> 5. I think the version of bind i'm using is 9
> 6. I got the free primary master nameservers from
> registered with namecheap, but i want those servers to be slave
> servers to after i fix this problem.
> 7. As far as i know, the ports that are needed seem to be open
> 8. When i try to add the nameserver to namecheap, i
> get this error: "There is some problem updating the NameServers
> The problem is: could not be registered. Please
> contact the registrar."
> Does anyone have any idea of what could be wrong? Thanks in advance.

You'll have to talk to namecheap about this.

- Kevin

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